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Meet The Team
POSITION: Founder, Patent Holder
POSITION: Communication and Public Relations
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science in communications, Arizona State University
Annie has contributed to the SHADE-MAX project with the following
proficiencies and Skills:
Annie has the following proficiencies Product planning, marketing and communications:
Utility, City and national media relations
Local and National event planning and production
POSITION: Statistical Process Control/ Six Sigma Black Belt
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science, University of Arizona
Terry has contributed to the SHADE-MAX project with the following proficiencies and Skills:
Program management executive with 20+ years of experience delivering process improvements and technology solutions for large commercial bank
Communications and process consultant with strong focus on improving customer experiences
Continuous improvement leader leveraging both data and operational effectiveness to reduce costs, shorten cycle times and improve service
Passionate champion of low cost, simple solutions
POSITION: CAD Designer and Small Business Owner
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science Manufacturing Engineering, Arizona State University
Michael has contributed to the SHADE-MAX project with the following proficiencies and Skills:
JUST In KASE Design, LLC - Director of Operations
Machinist/Toolmaker to Manufacturing Engineer 23 years exposure
Product Development, Fixture Design, Product Improvements thru Quality Control
Volunteer Instructor AT GWCC, Assist students in their professional growth and understanding of manufacturing practices.
There is no substitute for experience, sharing that knowledge to benefit others is one of many reasons for starting my business.
“Bringing ideas to reality” is the company’s motto and my passion.
POSITION: Graphic Designer
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts Sociology, Arizona State University
Amber has contributed to the SHADE-MAX project with the following proficiencies and Skills:
Responsible for the design and implementation of the SHADE-MAX and 2M-INNOVATIONS Trademark and LOGO. This a cornerstone to any new business venture.
Licensed hair stylist – Her creativity and skills extends beyond Graphic Design. Creativity is essential for getting out that “Next Big Thing”.
Louis "Skip" Welch
POSITION: Business Owner and Business Consultant
EDUCATION: MS Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University
Skip has contributed to the SHADE-MAX project with the following proficiencies and skills:
Started and successfully operated several companies.
Senior engineer leading the development of many electronic hardware and computer software products over the last 20+ years.
Assists in web design.
Many efforts take a village. We would also like to acknowledge the following people who were instrumental in helping develop the product but requested to be anonymous. Thank you Jeff, Cathie, Matt, David, Malcolm, Royce, John and Steve. Without your encouragement and listening to my hours of droning and carrying on, SHADE-MAX may have been left on the drawing board. I greatly appreciated your input and advice.
I also have a special thanks to our heavenly technical writer "Ed" and an amazing cheerleader "Reggie".
Without his expert advice and comments, the technical report would be unreadable. Without her continual encouragement and "Kewel" during the trade shows, this effort may have stopped. Rest In Peace my friends!